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Chronicling the rampant censorship and challenges of ensuring non-partisan news reportage faced by the independent free press under President Duterte in the Philippines, director Ramona S. Diaz (MOTHERLAND, LAAPFF 2017) spotlights the intrepid and life-risking efforts of its most ardent defender, Rappler CEO and journalist Maria Ressa. — Lindy Leong
Director: Ramona S. Diaz
Writer: Ramona S. Diaz
Producer: Ramona S. Diaz, Leah Marino, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn
Executive Producer: Laurene Powell Jobs, Davis Guggenheim, Nicole Stott, Jonathan Silberberg, David Cornfield, Linda Cornfield
Director of Photography: Gabriel Goodenough, Jeffrey Johnson
Editor: Leah Marino